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- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 59.95
The world faces a ?perfect storm? of social and ecological stresses, including climate change, habitat loss, resource degradation and social, economic and cultural change. In order to cope with these, communities are struggling to transition to sustainable ways of living that improve well-being and increase resilience. This book demonstrates how communities... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 145.00
Drawing on extensive fieldwork conducted in Egypt from the late 1990s to 2011, this book shows how experts and activists used distinctive approaches to influence state and firm decision-making in three important environmental policy domains. These include; industrial pollution from large-scale industry, the conservation of threatened habitat, and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 73.95
This volume paints a general picture of the environmental situation in Asia, backing it up with several case studies. Two major points are made in this general picture. The first is that environmental campaigns in Asia tend to have a local focus; they react to very concrete problems in the immediate neighbourhood and as such usually people are engaged... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00
Over the past 20 years scholars, policymakers, and the media have increasingly recognized the links between both traditional and non-traditional security issues and the changing condition of the global environment. Concepts such as 'environmental security' and 'resource conflict' have been used to hint at these significant linkages. While there has... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 229.00
This multi-disciplinary volume presents information on the state-of-the-art in the sustainable development technologies and tactics. Its unique amalgamation of the latest technical information, research findings and examples of successfully applied new developments in the area of sustainable development will be of keen interest to engineers, students,... more...
- Springer Japan 2014; Not Available
This book details practical technologies for coping with environmental risks in Asia and Africa. It offers solutions to maintain harmony between economic development and environmental preservation. more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99
Im vorliegenden Buch wird das noch junge Forschungsfeld Gastronomie beleuchtet. Eingangs wird das Forschungsfeld eingegrenzt und definiert. Darauf aufbauend werden innovative Forschungsprojekte im Bereich Gastronomie vorgestellt. So werden beispielsweise die kulinarischen Grundeinstellungen von Gästen der Wiener Gastronomie analysiert oder die Umsetzung... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2015; US$ 9.99
Als einzigartiger Natur- und Kulturraum ist die Alpenregion von landschaftsverändernden Eingriffen der Energiewirtschaft besonders betroffen und daher lautet die Kernfrage des Autorenteams um Oliver D. Doleski und Klaus Lorenz, kann bzw. wie soll der Alpenraum perspektivisch zu einer europäischen Energiekonzeption beitragen, ohne den Lebensraum Alpen... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 279.00
This book documents and compares the experiences of a wide range of universities across the five continents with regard to sustainable development, making it of special interest to sustainability researchers and practitioners. By showcasing how integrative approaches to sustainable development at the university level can be successfully employed to... more...
- Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 179.00
Directed toward informing and assisting academics and policymakers with a general interest in energy, climate change and environmental economics, this book discusses and analyzes the major issues surrounding regarding green energy and energy efficiency. more...